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Fall 2016 Counselor Workshops
The Fall Counselor Workshops provided by Washington Council for High School-College Relations (WCHSCR) and Washington State Counselor Association (WSCA) share updates for high school counselors. Counselors will hear current information from Washington four-year public, universities, independent universities, and community and technical colleges. Plus, you'll hear valuable updates from OSPI, SBCTC, and the Washington Student Achievement Council. Clock hours will be provided by WSCA.

    September 12, 2016 — Western Washington University
    September 13, 2016 — Evergreen State College
    September 14, 2016 — University of Washington-Tacoma
    September 15, 2016 — Seattle Pacific University
    September 16, 2016 — Wenatchee Valley College
    September 19, 2016 — Eastern Washington University
    September 20, 2016 — Washington State University-Tri-Cities
    September 21, 2016 — Washington State University-Vancouver
    September 22, 2016 — University of Washington-Bothell

OSPI Regional Workshops for School Counselors
The OSPI Fall 2016 Regional Workshops for high school counselors will be held at 4 ESDs across the state. Topics will be geared toward dual credit leaders for academic acceleration and dual credit capacity building that will include dual credit program overviews, updates, co-deliverance, equivalencies, alignment, transcript coding, and evidence-based best practices for program replication. The workshop will also include updates on overall 24-credit implementation of High School & Beyond Plan with college & career readiness resources and activities with collaboration related to dual credit program planning. These workshop are designed for high school counselors, dual credit program leaders and principals with focus on balancing information and activity-based learning. All workshops are 9:00 – 4:00. Lunch will be served. Seven (7) Clock Hours are available. Register for a workshop in your region of the state.

    October 12, 2016 – 113 Olympia
    October 13, 2016 – 101 Spokane
    October 17, 2016 – 121 Renton
    October 21, 2016 – 105 Yakima

GATE Monthly Webinars
OSPI Graduation- A Team Effort (GATE) is conducting a monthly webinar series on best practices in relation to the OSPI performance indicators, such as chronic absenteeism, behavior, 9th grade failure, post-graduation enrollment and graduation. ( Register Each webinar is 10:00 – 11:00.

    September 14, 2016
    October 12, 2016
    November 9, 2016
    December 14, 2016
    January 11, 2017
    February 8, 2017
    March 8, 2017
    April 12, 2017
    May 10, 2017

OSPI/WSAC Wednesday Webinars for School Counselors
OSPI and WA Student Achievement Council will host monthly webinars specifically designed for school counselors. Topics and registration will be posted soon on OSPI Counselor Listserve, “News and More for School Counselors”. Each webinar is 10:30 – 11:30.

    October 19, 2016
    November 1, 2016
    December 7, 2016
    January 25, 2017
    February 22,, 2017
    March 22, 2017
    April 26, 2017
    May 24, 2017

2016 School Counselor Summer Institute
June 29, 2016
Olympia Red Lion Hotel
Sponsored by OSPI and WSCA

This was a one-day technical assistance conference providing updates on information specifically for school counselors. Presentations from the conference are available on this webpage.

Contact Danise Ackelson, 360-725-4967.


What’s New and Updated Information

OSPI WA Council Fall Counselor Workshop 2016 Presentation

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   Updated 9/9/2016

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